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African American Photograph Album

Identifier: SC2525

Content Description

This collection contains 26 photographs and clippings from newspapers and other publications. of African American men, women, and children, most likely from New Orleans, Louisiana. The majority of the individuals are unidentified, but those identified include: Albert Cambre Sr. and Albert Cambre Jr., Dr. F.C. Butler, Mrs. Theodore R. Albert (nee Carrie E. Gayler), J.C. Calvin, T.R. Wallace, W.G. Alston, J.W.E. Bowen, Rev. G.W. Carter, Rev. E.J. Wise, Rev. W.C. Haywood, Rev. L.A. Francis, Mrs. Levachez, and Bishop Elijah Jones. A clipping from The Louisiana Weekly newspaper includes a photograph of the members of the Helping Hand Society at their annual banquet. Many of the photographs are Real Photo Postcards dated between 1918-1940s. Photography studios represented in the collection include Dryades Studio (New Orleans), Morphis Studio (Burbank, CA), and Donnadieu Estudio (Havana, Cuba).


  • Other: circa 1918-1951


3.00 folders

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Condition Description

These materials were originally contained in a photograph album. However, due to the poor condition of the album, individual items were removed and sleeved for preservation purposes.

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Repository Details

Part of the Amistad Research Center Repository

6823 Saint Charles Avenue
Tilton Hall, Tulane University
New Orleans LA 70118 US
(504) 862-3222